Pakistan vs South Africa 1st Test 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs South Africa 1st Test 2021 - South Africa tour of Pakistan 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between South Africa and Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi in 26th January to 29th January 2021.

Pakistan vs South Africa 1st Test 2021 Highlights
Fawad Alam celebrates with a traditional dance move after scoring a century © AP

Fawad Alam, Yasir Shah and Debutant Nauman Ali guided Pakistan comfortable seven-wicket victory over South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in the first Test match.

Match Stats : 
  • South Africa lost their eighth successive Test in the subcontinent.
  • Kagiso Rabada became the eighth South African bowler to take 200 wickets in Test matches.
  • Nauman Ali became the 12th Pakistan bowler to claimed a five-wicket on debut Test match.
  • Nauman Ali's 5 for 35 was the sixth best bowling figures by an Pakistan debut bowler in Test matches.

* Brilliant fielding display and bowling attack restricted South Africa to 220 before Pakistan lost 33 for 4 on the opening day of the first Test match.

* Fawad Alam's magnificent century, Azhar Ali and Faheem Ashraf's fifties helped to Pakistan takes 85-runs lead in the day 2 of the first Test match.

* Pakistan regain advantages despite Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen's fifties in the day 3 of the first Test match.

South Africa 1st Innings scored 220 for all-out in 69.2 overs with top scorer by Dean Elgar 58, George Linde 35, Faf du Plessis 23, Rassie van der Dussen 17, Temba Bavuma 17 and Quinton de Kock 15.

1st Innings Pakistan best bowler by Yasir Shah picked up 3-wickets, Debutant Nauman Ali - who took 2-wickets on his debut Test match, Shaheen Shah Afridi took two-wickets and one for Hasan Ali.

Pakistan 1st Innings scored 378 for all-out in 119.2 overs with top scorer by Fawad Alam 109 off 245-balls - which was his 3rd Test hundred and his first century against South Africa in Tests - including 9-fours & 2-sixes.

Faheem Ashraf 64, Azhar Ali 51, Yasir Shah 38 not out, Mohammad Rizwan 33, Debutant Nauman Ali - who scored 24-runs on his debut Test match and Hasan Ali 21.

1st Innings South Africa best bowler by Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj both picked up 3-wickets, Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje both took 2-wickets.

South Africa 2nd Innings scored 245 for all-out in 100.3 overs with top scorer by Aiden Markram 74, Rassie van der Dussen 64, Temba Bavuma 40 and Dean Elgar 29.

2nd Innings Pakistan best bowler by Debutant Nauman Ali - who claimed a 5-wicket haul in 25.3-overs including eight maidens on his debut Test match, Yasir Shah picked up 3-wickets for 79-runs in 33-overs included seven maidens and Hasan Ali took one-wicket.

Pakistan chased 90-3 in 22.5 overs with top scorer by Azhar Ali 31 not out and Babar Azam 30.

South Africa best bowler by Anrich Nortje took 2-wickets and one for Keshav Maharaj.

Fawad Alam named Player of the match for his match-saving magnificent 109-runs knocked off facing 245-balls - including 9-fours & 2-sixes.

Day 4 Highlights

Day 3 Highlights

Day 2 Highlights

Day 1 Highlights



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